Supreme Court

Not Winning

“We’re winning.” If you’re involved in Pro-Life ministry, it is very likely that you have heard this said recently.  Such thinking is understandable, especially to anyone who remembers the dark days of 25 years ago when abortions peaked at around 1.6 million per year (600,000 more than 2015) and the US Supreme Court reaffirmed Roe […] Read More >>

Bishops Reflect on Election Year Responsibilities

A Spanish language version is also available here. Read More >>

Reflexiones sobre la elección 2016 por los Obispos de Kansas

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Obergefell: The Oligarchy Strikes Back

October 22, 2015 | , , | Posted in From the Director

Like the results of some sort of judicially administered lab test, the US Supreme Court’s summer decision in Obergefell v. Hodges confirmed two preexisting conditions that do not bode well for the body politic’s long term health. First, the Court’s invention of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage ratifies the Sexual Revolution’s core if unspoken […] Read More >>

Kansas Bishops Issue Statement on Brownback Executive Order

We are grateful that Governor Brownback has acted so swiftly to address some of the threats to religious freedom that have taken on new urgency since the United States Supreme Court’s misguided decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. When five individuals on the Supreme Court redefined the institution of marriage for the entire country, the Kansas […] Read More >>

Kansas Bishops Release Statement on Marriage Decision

November 13, 2014 | , , , , , | Posted in News/Updates

Kansas’ four Catholic bishops released a statement today on yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling concerning Kansas’ Marriage Amendment.  Click here to read the bishops’ statement. Read More >>

No Excuses…Vote!

November 3, 2014 | , , , | Posted in From the Director

They say knowledge is power. How strange then that in an era of unprecedented access to political information — 24 hour news channels, iPhones with news apps, journalists live-tweeting committee hearings, politicians’ Facebook pages — the country’s political class feels more disconnected from, and unaccountable to, ordinary people than ever. Dissertations have been written on […] Read More >>